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Taking the Train to Beijing
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ID: 1674 Newbie
If you're a newbie to China, then you've definitely got to make a trip to Beijing. This Chinese lesson for total beginners will help you to make sure you've got those train tickets... and maybe even help you be all bossy and make someone else go buy them.
Wed May 18 2011 | Jenny, John
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|坐||zuò||to ride, to take a form of transport|
wǒmen zěnme qù Běijīng ？
How are we getting to Beijing?
zuò huǒchē qù 。
We'll take the train.
nǐ mǎi huǒchēpiào le ma ？
Did you buy train tickets?
hái méiyǒu 。nǐ xiàwǔ qù huǒchēzhàn mǎi 。
Not yet. Go to the train station and buy them this afternoon.
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